Tag Archives: Proverbs

Be Content – Hebrews 13:5

Let your conversation be without covetousness; and be content with such things as ye have: for he hath said, I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee. – Hebrews 13:5 Meditation:  Being content is supernatural.  Human beings seem naturally bent toward discontent.  We want more, better, and faster.  What’s the solution?  What can satisfy us? […]

I Shall Not Be Moved – Psalms 16:8

I have set the LORD always before me: because he is at my right hand, I shall not be moved. – Psalms 16:8 Meditation:  One of our greatest mistakes is wanting to be in front or first.  Being first means leadership, and we are often unprepared and unable to lead.  As children we need parents […]

A Kingdom Which Cannot Be Moved – Hebrews 12:28

Wherefore we receiving a kingdom which cannot be moved, let us have grace, whereby we may serve God acceptably with reverence and godly fear – Hebrews 12:28 Meditation:  So much of our daily lives is beyond our control, and this realization can drive us to feel victimized by circumstances.  Fear can creep into our minds […]

Awake to Righteousness – 1 Corinthians 15:34

Awake to righteousness, and sin not; for some have not the knowledge of God: I speak this to your shame. – 1 Corinthians 15:34 Meditation:  Sleep is good, and rest is precious.  Either unrestrained are like holes in a water bucket leeching away our zeal and momentum.  If we are ruled by sleepy virtue, this […]

Pure In Heart – Matthew 5:8

Blessed are the pure in heart: for they shall see God. – Matthew 5:8 Meditation:  When I consider the beatitude above, I wonder, how can I be pure in heart?  I have sinned, and I am often tempted like other men.  Then I consider the Apostles and other godly saints of the Scriptures.  They were […]

Preparing Your Heart – Ezra 7:10

For Ezra had prepared his heart to seek the law of the LORD, and to do it, and to teach in Israel statutes and judgments. – Ezra 7:10 Meditation:  According to the Scriptures, the natural inclination of mankind is toward selfish ambition, pride, and sin.  This not a rosy picture, and it does not bode […]

The Narrow Way – Matthew 7:13-14

Enter ye in at the strait gate: for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leadeth to destruction, and many there be which go in thereat:  Because strait is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leadeth unto life, and few there be that find it. – Matthew 7:13-14 Meditation:  Everything […]